Hebdo Crypto # 189 – News of the week on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

The week of 4/11 in a nutshell – News about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is constantly boiling. It can happen that crucial information gets lost in the daily flow of information and that important points are missed. This format is there to remedy. Let’s go back to last week’s news inCrypto Weekly to keep you informed about the current situation of cryptocurrencies.

News in brief

Shopify ecommerce service provider adopts Bitcoin. Therefore, a partnership between the Stripe solution and Shopify will make it possible to integrate payments in BTC via the Lightning Network.

Hard blow for Ethereum, The Merge postponed. The Merge, the expected update that will lead to the transition to Proof of Stake has been postponed by the developers. No new dates have been announced.

Uniswap Labs presents the initiatives of Uniswap Labs. This new entity takes the form of a venture capital company. Its goal will be to finance various initiatives in Web3.

India has indicated the creation of a 30% tax on the cryptocurrency session. As a result, the volumes of the main stock exchanges in the country have halved.

Robinhood diversifies its offer. Therefore, the trading platform adds four new cryptocurrencies, including Solana, Polygon, Compound and Shiba Inu.

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The 5 metrics of the week

$ 10 millionthis is the amount raised by the EPNS project (Ethereum Push Notification Service). This Series A funding round will fund the smart contract notification service.

$ 0.03this is the average amount of the commission on the second level of Ethereum Metis. These costs were divided by 100 over a few months.

$ 100 millionthis is the amount of AVAX tokens that were purchased by the Luna foundation. These will be used to increase the reserves of the Moon Foundation Guard.

$ 20 millionthis is the amount earmarked by the Polygon project to offset its carbon footprint. The funds can also be used to support climate-friendly initiatives.

50this is the number of cryptocurrencies that could be added to Coinbase’s offering. Among these we find both stablecoins, altcoins well known to all and obviously projects unknown to the battalion.

Tweet of the week

The tweet of the week goes to @Cobie. This goes back to the well-proven rumors of inside trading by a Coinbase employee.

Have a good week in the Journal du Coin! 🙂

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